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Supermarine Spitfire BM461 Mk Vb, Built at Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory.
Delivered to No 45 MU 12-4-42, assigned to 81S 'FL-A' 3-5-42, flying accident Cat CB damage 6-9-42, Scottish Aviation, assigned to 335th FS 29-1-43, Scottish Aviation 7-7-44, Central Gunnery School 13-10-44, to 5593M 23-10-45, 1PATP 11-45 Armee de l'Air 3-3-46



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Event Location Date
Manufactured Castle Bromwich, West Midlands, UK March 1942

Built at Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory.

Delivered Kinloss, Forres, Moray IV36, UK 12 April 1942

Delivered to No 45 MU 12-4-42.

Assigned Ouston, Chester le Street, County Durham DH2, UK 3 May 1942

Assigned to 81S 3-5-42.

Combat damage Boulogne-sur-Mer, France 15 July 1942

Rhubarb mission damaged by Flak. 15-7-42. Pilot Fl Lt J E Walker.

Combat damage Calais, France 29 July 1942

Rhubarb mission damaged by Flak. 29-7-42. P/O Pilot H A Byford.

Crashed Fairlop, Ilford, Ilford, Greater London IG6, UK 6 September 1942

Flying accident Cat CB damage 6-9-42.

Factory repair Prestwick, South Ayrshire, UK 7 September 1942 – 10 October 1942

To Scottish Aviation Ltd for repair.

Assigned Debden, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11, UK 29 January 1943

Assigned to 335th FS 29-1-43.

Factory repair Prestwick, South Ayrshire, UK 7 July 1944 – August 1944

To Scottish Aviation Ltd 7-7-44.

Assigned Sutton Bridge, Spalding, Lincolnshire PE12, UK 13 October 1944

To Central Gunnery School 13-10-44.

Transferred 23 October 1945

To 5593M 23-10-45.

Transferred November 1945

To 1 PATP 11-45.

Transferred France 3 March 1946

To Armee de l'Air 3-3-46.


Date Contributor Update
17 January 2016 20:52:15 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, markings, description, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations

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